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Allens and Linklaters advise on groundbreaking power asset transactions - 17 May 2013
Allens and Linklaters have jointly advised State Grid International Development Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese State-owned enterprise State Grid Corporation of China, on two of Australia's largest power asset transactions.
Allens advises Investa on Canberra's largest leasing transaction - 16 May 2013
Timing and strong working relationships sealed the deal for ASX-listed real estate investment trust Investa Office Fund (IOF) and Telstra Corporation Limited in Canberra this month, as the two organisations signed a leasing agreement for the 13,250 sq m commercial office space at 16-18 Mort Street.
Leading international firms in Australia band together to provide best practice advice and solutions for clients - 16 May 2013
Several leading law firms, competitors in the fiercely competitive legal sector, have worked together in the interest of their clients to develop a best practice industry approach to drafting security documents following the commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA). This is a welcome example of how leading firms can drive the direction and development of the industry to the benefit of clients and market efficiency.
Allens and ANZ to host Chinese banking delegation -
13 May 2013
Leading international law firm Allens and regional Australian bank ANZ will host a delegation in Sydney representing 12 of China's mainland banks on 14 May 2013.
Allens advises QIC on winning Moomba to Adelaide pipeline bid -
22 April 2013
Allens has advised Australia's third-largest institutional investment manager, QIC Private Capital Pty Ltd, on its successful bid to acquire one of Australia's oldest and longest pipelines.
Allens advises EIG on major coal project financing -
19 April 2013
Allens has advised leading institutional investor EIG Global Energy Partners on the provision of a US$350 million senior secured debt facility to Coalspur (ASX: CPL, TSX: CPT). It will fund the majority of Stage 1 of the Vista Coal Project in Calgary, Canada.
Allens engineers Norfolk Group Scheme Implementation Deed -
18 April 2013
Allens has advised engineering services provider Norfolk Group Limited in relation to its entry into a Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) with ASX-listed integrated engineering company RCR Tomlinson Limited.
Allens acts on sale of Nintex Group -
9 April 2013
Allens has advised Melbourne-based software developer Nintex Group Pty Ltd on its US$222 million takeover by a consortium of US private equity firms comprising Boston-based TA Associates and Washington-based Updata Partners.
Allens advises Lend Lease on aged care sale -
3 April 2013
Allens has advised construction and development firm Lend Lease Group on the sale of its aged care business for A$270 million to Australian Aged Care Partners, which is controlled by funds managed or advised by Archer Capital.
Allens acts on sale of prime Brisbane CBD building -
2 April 2013
Allens has advised Grosvenor Australia on its sale of a 50 per cent interest in 400 George Street, Brisbane, to the Motor Accident Commission of South Australia (MAC) for more than $195 million.
Allens acts on Australia's biggest environmental upgrade agreement - 26 March 2013
Allens has advised ANZ on its commitment to provide a $16.5 million senior secured loan to Eureka Funds Management Limited, as trustee of The Australian Environmental Upgrade Fund No. 2.
Allens nails hardware sale - 21 March 2013
Allens has advised the owners of Hardings Hardware on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Woolworths subsidiary, the Danks Group, for an undisclosed sum.
Mining practice on top of the world - 21 March 2013
Allens has been ranked as a Global Band One firm in the area of Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals by the leading legal directory.
Allens helps Holcim cement deals - 15 March 2013
Allens has advised leading cement and aggregates supplier Holcim Indonesia on its decision to almost double the capacity of the cement production facilities it has under construction at Tuban, Indonesia.
Allens advises Sinochem on Monsanto herbicide agreement - 12 March 2013
Allens has advised one of China's largest chemical suppliers, Sinochem International Corporation (Sinochem), on its exclusive distribution agreement with the world leading herbicide manufacturer, US-based Monsanto, for agricultural-use glyphosate (known commercially as Roundup weedkiller) in Australia and New Zealand.
Allens acts in £3.6 billion infrastructure refinancing - 8 March 2013
International law firm Allens has acted as corporate counsel for Frequency Infrastructure Communications Assets Limited (Frequency Infrastructure) and its related companies in the £3.6 billion investment grade and high yield refinancing conducted by Arqiva.
Allens and Linklaters act together to secure Securency for Innovia - 6 March 2013
Allens, in alliance with Linklaters, has advised Arle Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Innovia Films, on the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent (approximately) interest in Securency International Pty Ltd from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).
Allens advises Alumina on strategic share placement - 15 February 2013
Allens has advised longstanding client Alumina Limited on a A$452 million placement of shares to Chinese state-owned CITIC Group at an issue price of A$1.235 a share.
Major refinery project to fuel Vietnam's growth - 13 February 2013
International law firm Allens has played a crucial role in the advancement of one of Asia's most important energy projects.
Privacy reforms leading issue for Australian corporate counsel in 2013 - 12 February 2013
About one third of in-house counsel have named privacy reform as the major issue facing companies in 2013, according to a poll by law firm Allens.
Allens advises Westpac on $1.25 billion hybrid deal - 7 February 2013
Allens is advising Westpac Banking Corporation on its offer of Westpac Capital Notes, a Tier 1 hybrid security that qualifies as Additional Tier 1 Capital under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's new Basel III capital adequacy framework.
Allens and Linklaters advise Brambles on Pallecon acquisition - 17 Janauary 2013
Allens and Linklaters have advised Brambles Limited on the acquisition of CEVA Logistics' intermediate bulk container business, Pallecon, in a deal worth €135 million (US$177 million).
Allens tops project finance tables - 16 January 2013
International law firm Allens has topped the Dealogic project finance tables for the Asia-Pacific region in 2012 and ranked third globally.